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  • Kaiser ordered to pay woman more than $28 million

    Kaiser ordered to pay woman more than $28 million
    A Los Angeles jury awarded more than $28 million to a woman who said Kaiser Permanente doctors wrongly delayed an MRI that could have detected an aggressive cancerous tumor that caused her to lose her right leg. Attorneys for 23-year-old Anna Rahm of...
  • Law firm draws heat for claiming medical pot legal

    Law firm draws heat for claiming medical pot legal
    A Jacksonville law firm's claim that marijuana is already legal as medicine in Florida has other supporters of medical pot crying foul. Health Law Services, formally incorporated as IJC Law Group, is telling clients that Florida's alternative health-care...
  • How we know marijuana industry is maturing: unfair labor practice complaints

    How we know marijuana industry is maturing: unfair labor practice complaints
    This week the National Labor Relations Board took up an unfair labor practices complaint filed by marijuana workers in New Jersey.  This tells us two things about the business of pot. First, it has matured to the point where its workforce is claiming...
  • Parents Tell Legislature: Allow Children To Use Medical Marijuana

    Parents Tell Legislature: Allow Children To Use Medical Marijuana
    HARTFORD — Holden Rupert was a thriving grade-schooler despite having a rare form of epilepsy known as Dravet syndrome. He rode a skateboard, performed on stage and had so many friends in his public school that he was known as the mayor. But at age...
  • House medical pot bill could get sheriffs on board

    House medical pot bill could get sheriffs on board
    A medical marijuana bill that addresses the concerns of law enforcement was filed Tuesday in the state House. Unlike a Senate bill on the subject, the House measure would limit marijuana treatment to HIV/AIDS, cancer, epilepsy, ALS, Parkinson's disease,...
  • State approves medical marijuana dispensary in St. Charles

    Gov. Bruce Rauner this week approved a medical marijuana dispensary for Healthway Services of West Illinois LLC, which is expected to open in St. Charles. Company manager Irina Zhukovsky said the dispensary has 120 days to complete a rigorous state...
  • State Hears Pleas To Expand Illnesses For Medical Marijuana

    State Hears Pleas To Expand Illnesses For Medical Marijuana
    HARTFORD — Patients and their advocates pleaded with a state panel of doctors Wednesday to expand Connecticut's Medical Marijuana Program to include additional medical conditions beyond those currently allowed by state law. "Gentlemen, you ought to...
  • Andrew Pasminski, chiropractor on Chicago's North Side, dies

    Chiropractor Andrew Pasminski was seen by patients as an intuitive diagnostician whose healing powers extended beyond traditional medicine. "He had a natural spiritual side," said friend and patient Daniel Popuch. "I've known many people who were...
  • Medical pot OK includes Naperville site

    Medical pot OK includes Naperville site
    Gov. Bruce Rauner this week awarded a medical marijuana license to a Naperville company planning to open two dispensaries. The company, 3C Compassionate Care Center, received the go-ahead to operate a dispensary in Naperville on Quincy Drive and another...
  • Consumer Chief Supports Adding 3 Ailments To Medical Marijuana Program

    Consumer Chief Supports Adding 3 Ailments To Medical Marijuana Program
    Connecticut will move forward with a change in regulation to expand the Medical Marijuana Program by adding three medical conditions to the original 11 that allow a person to buy and use marijuana in the state. Consumer Protection Commissioner Jonathan A...
  • In a twist, fight for medical pot goes to Florida Statehouse

    In a twist, fight for medical pot goes to Florida Statehouse
    Republicans lawmakers in Florida who once opposed medical pot are now embracing it, motivated by the strong show of support from voters and worried that another constitutional amendment during next year's presidential race could drive opponents to the...